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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (2): 177–185.
Published: 23 May 2019
... important symbol, and in Belarus potatoes are known as “the second bread”. The role played by banal everyday identity rituals is very important in complex political contexts, where identity building processes aimed at the transformation of a community into a nation-state with common identification...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2015) 48 (2-3): 123–135.
Published: 07 July 2015
...Joanna Szostek This article investigates Russian media influence in Belarus during the second half of 2010, when an “information war” broke out between Moscow and Minsk. Samples of news content are analysed to reveal the varying portrayals of Russia generated by leading broadcasters and publishers...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2012) 45 (3-4): 401–412.
Published: 25 August 2012
... University of California. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Russia Post-Soviet states Energy security Eurasian Union Caspian Sea Central Asia Caucasus Ukraine Belarus Eurasian Union Caspian Sea Central Asia 1. The post...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2009) 42 (2): 181–198.
Published: 09 May 2009
...Galina Miazhevich This article provides an in-depth exploration of the nature of the cultural shift in business norms in two former Soviet Union republics: Estonia and Belarus. While questioning the linearity of existing models describing social—cultural change and, drawing on Lotman’s model (1990...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2006) 39 (3): 387–410.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Lucan A. Way; Steven Levitsky This article examines coercive capacity and its impact on autocratic regime stability in the context of post-Soviet Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine. In the post-Cold War era, different types of coercive acts require different types of state power. First, high...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2006) 39 (3): 351–364.
Published: 23 August 2006
...David R. Marples This paper focuses on the 2006 presidential elections in Belarus and offers several explanations for the lack of regime change. It posits that the answers lie in the official interpretations of the historical past, the personal popularity of the president—acquired partly through...